Each year thousands of travellers head off in search of new adventures overseas.
There's an unlimited variety of experiences on offer, from exploring historic sites like Stonehenge or Petra, soaking up the sunshine on a beach in the Maldives, hiking to Everest Base Camp, or simply hunting down the best croissant in Paris!
But whether you're travelling on a shoestring budget with only a backpack and a vague itinerary in mind, or have thoroughly researched and booked a resort holiday or luxury cruise, you can never guarantee that everything will go exactly as planned.
Travel insurance can provide cover for a wide variety of unexpected situations and is an essential travel accessory that no traveller should leave home without!
Who should get overseas travel insurance?
As exciting as an overseas holiday can be, there are always some risks involved no matter how carefully you travel.
Every traveller should consider purchasing overseas travel insurance before they head overseas.
Whether you are flying solo, or travelling with your spouse, partner, family or friends, travel insurance is essential for:
- Business travellers
- Digital nomads
- Holiday workers
- Tour groups
- Frequent travellers
- IEC Program participants
No matter how tight your budget may be, Fast Cover can help you out with a flexible policy that covers the things that are most important to you.
What does overseas travel insurance cover?
Fast Cover’s overseas travel insurance policies include a range of benefits such as cover for emergency medical and hospital expenses, cancellation costs and luggage and personal belongings.
If you get sick after a questionable meal, slip over and break a bone, have your bag snatched, or find yourself stranded at a foreign airport after your flight is cancelled, travel insurance can help to cover the unexpected costs involved and provide access to 24 hour Emergency Assistance to help you get back on your way.
Some of the most common expenses you might run into overseas include:
- Emergency medical and hospital expenses
- Emergency evacuation and transport costs
- Loss, damage or theft of passports, credit cards and travel documents
- Loss, damage or theft of luggage and belongings
- Alternative travel expenses due to delays or missed connections
- Unexpectedly having to cancel your trip and return home
Fast Cover’s overseas travel insurance is a simple way to protect yourself from unexpected costs like these during your travels. See the table below for more benefits: